Congratulations to the young people of our parish that are making their First Holy Communion this weekend:  Chloe, Kayleigh, Anna, Cadence, Ashlinn, Fionn, Anna N, Eddie & Isibeal, Lucas, Orlaith, Emily, Lily, Niamh, and Haven

And, those Receiving the Sacrament of Confirmation this weekend: Sam, Caitlín, Rory, Ciarán, Ciara, Keelin, Cara, Sophie, Leona, Tristan, and…

Vademecum for the Synod on Synodality

This Vademecum is designed as a handbook that accompanies the Preparatory Document at the service of the synodal journey. The two documents are complementary and should be read in tandem with one another. In particular, the Vademecum offers practical support to the Diocesan Contact Person(s) (or team), designated by the diocesan Bishop, to prepare and…

Covid-19 Guidance for Parishioners on attending parish church

Parishioners are reminded that the church building can now accommodate 50% of the church capacity, which means no more than 300 people may attend at any one time. Please beware of the guidance that continues:

  • Social/physical distance
  • Wearing of face masks
  • hand sanitising before entering and exiting church building
  • Holy Communion distributed at the…

Pope Francis, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and the Archbishop of Canterbury join together for the first time in urgent appeal for the future of the planet

Pope Francis, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and Archbishop Justin Welby urge everyone to play their part in ‘choosing life’ for the future of the planet.

In a joint statement, the Christian leaders have called on people to pray, in this Christian season of Creation, for world leaders ahead of COP26 this…

Prayer of invocation to the Holy Spirit for an ecclesial assembly of governance or discernment

Every session of the Second Vatican Council began with the prayer Adsumus Sancte Spiritus, the first word of the Latin original meaning, “We stand before You, Holy Spirit,” which has been historically used at Councils, Synods and other Church gatherings for hundreds of years, being attributed to…

Bishops encourage support of vaccine programmes against Covid-19

Last December the Irish Catholic Bishops in a statement said that “safe and effective vaccination is an essential aspect of the prevention of disease”. They encouraged Catholics to support the programme of vaccination “not only for their own good, but for the protection of life and the health of those who are vulnerable and for…

Dates for Sacrament of Initiation (Sacrament of Confirmation)

Sacrament of Confirmation:

Candidates are clustered together in the National School they previously attended. The Sacrament of Confirmation will be administered in the Rite of Confirmation outside the celebration of Mass.

Firoda NS : Friday 24th September  2021 in parish church at 7pm. Each candidate will be allowed 5 family members as guests to aide compliance…

Dates For Sacraments of Initiation (First Confession, First Holy Communion)

The following dates are provisionally booked for the celebration of First Confession and First Holy Communion:

All Candidates: First Confession: Wednesday 15th September 2021 in parish church at 7pm. Each candidate should be accompanied by one parent only to aide compliance with Government guidance on social distancing.

First Holy Communion:

Firoda NS & Wandesford NS:

Making a Donation to our Parish on Line

During these difficult times of Covid-19 and with our Churches closed for public worship, people are asked to make their contributions towards parish finances with the on-line system. Parish expenses continue despite these extra-ordinary times. We ask all parishioners (physical & virtual) to assist in this urgent matter. We are grateful for your continued support.

Adoration and Prayer

Adoration & Prayer in Parish Church

Every Wednesday & Saturday after Morning Mass

Every Tuesday from 7.00pm – 9.00pm

Every First Sunday of each month 3.00pm – 5.00pm

Every Sunday at 3pm The Chaplet of Divine Mercy and Rosary

All welcome. Please maintain physical distance and Covid-19 guidance.

The Apostolate of Eucharistic Adoration can be…